On 11/15/06, m44rt3n / yahoo.com <m44rt3n / yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have a problem using unicode characters in the windows command.
>
> As a very simple example, when I type this:
>
> H:\>ruby -e 'puts "rien ? faire"'
>
> I will get the following:
>
> rien ? faire
>
> Does anyone know what causes this?
> When I run my scripts from Scite, this problem doesn't come up.
>

I believe the Windows command prompt displays text using the system
codepage (the Regional Settings control panel). I'm not aware of a way
to make it treat things as real UTF-8.

Let me know if you figure it out, though. Heh.